Gromit For Sale

Gromit For Sale

For Sale: Our 1974 Olympic Adventure

$92,000

This well equipped and well maintained 1974 47′ Olympic Adventure was designed by Ted Brewer to be on the ocean.  Very comfortable 3 cabin layout, dedicated workbench, ample engine room and gobs of tankage and storage space.  Refitted in 2008 by an engineer with redundancy in mind.

Some inside pics…

Some outside pics…

What did we love most about our boat?

Mike:

  • The workbench and engine room are ideal for keeping all of my tools and spares organized and getting maintenance done quickly and easily.
  • All of the ports are eye level, making for nice views from inside.

Britt:

  • The aft and midship cabins each have their own hatch with ladder.
  • The saloon has a super flexible layout, with a big table for entertaining when you need it.

Marlee:

  • The triangle room (V-Berth) was fun because it was like a clubhouse.
  • The aft cabin bed was big enough for all of us to sleep on!

Hannah:

  • I liked playing on the floor in the saloon with the table up.
  • I also liked washing my hair outside in the cockpit

Haven:

  • I liked that the midship cabin was big enough to fit my crib!
  • I like playing in the big cockpit!

Please contact mgmccardle@gmail.com if you’re interested!

Technical stuff…

Specs:

Builder: Olympic Marine
Designer: Ted Brewer
Flag of registry: USA
Keel type: Fin

Dimensions:

LOA: 47 ft
Beam: 14 ft 4 in
Length on deck: 43 ft 3 in
Maximum draft: 5 ft 11 in
Displacement: 32000 lbs
Bridge clearance: 62 ft
Headroom: 6 ft 6 in

Engine

Horsepower: 70
Brand: Westerbeke
Model: 4-230
Type: Diesel
Hours: 5800
Prop: 3 blade
Drive type: Direct drive

Tankage

Freshwater: integral fiberglass, 330 gallons
Fuel: integral fiberglass, 175 gallons
Holding tank: plastic, 26 gallons

Dinghy

12 foot Portabote and 6HP Tohatsu (2016).  Will get up on a plane quite easily with 2 adults.

Accommodations

Layout from forward to aft:

  • V-berth forward
  • Head with shower to port
  • Large lockers and storage opposite head to starboard- Main saloon with pilot berths port and starboard
  • L-shaped settee to port
  • Bulkhead mounted folding table mounted to port on forward bulkhead
  • Custom full wall bookshelf to port forward
  • Straight settee to starboard with center section that converts to table
  • L-shaped galley to port
  • Outward facing navigation station opposite galley to starboard.
  • Companionway steps to cockpit between galley and nav. station
  • Work shop area with work bench in walkthrough to aft cabin to port
  • Engine room with access from port walkthrough
  • Aft of nav. station is stateroom with single berth with access to aft head
  • Aft stateroom with double berth and aft head and shower

Features:

Headroom throughout the interior is 6′ 6″.  Berths are also 6′ 6″ in length. There are seven dedicated berths. The main saloon cushions were recovered in Naugahyde like vinyl leather in 2013. All the port and hatch glass was replaced in 2013.

Galley

  • EZ Kold twin plate 12 volt refrigerator and freezer (2000) with new lid seals (2015) (fridge is currently not working)
  • Primus 3-burner gimbaled propane stove with oven
  • Trident Propane Control System with sniffer (2014) and remote solenoid (2008)
  • Vented propane locker for two 20 lb. fiberglass tanks (2008)
  • Stainless steel double sink
  • Stainless galley hand pump with Y-valve for fresh or salt water (2010)
  • Pressure water

Navigation & Communications

  • Icom 802 SSB with AT140 tuner and Pactor 3 modem (2009)
  • Icom 422 VHF radio (2013)
  • Vesper XB-8000 AIS (transmits instrument data over wifi) (2017)
  • NMEA 2000 backbone (2017)
  • Furuno 1724C RADAR Chartplotter Navnet (2009) mounted in Navpod with 360 degree swivel
  • Furuno GPS antenna (2013)
  • B&G ZG100 NMEA 2000 GPS with built in rate compass (2017)
  • ComNav autopilot with CT2 amplifier and PV4.6 hydraulic pump set (2008)
  • Nexus Start Pack 3: depth, log, water temperature, and wireless wind (2014)
  • Garmin GND10 – converts Nexus data to NMEA 2000 (2017)
  • EPIRB: ACR (2017) 10 year service live with user replaceable battery
  • Lightening Master masthead static dissipater
  • LED steaming (2010), side (2015), and stern (2009) lights
  • Orcagreen LED tricolor plus anchor and strobe (2009)
  • Hitachi 22″ TV (2014)
  • Alpine CDE-140E AM/FM/CD stereo with JVC speakers (2014)

Sails and Rigging

Sail area 1057 sq.ft.

SA/Disp: 17.62

Bal/Disp: 40%

Disp/Length: 164.63

  • Masthead rig
  • Ketch rig with cutterstay
  • Mast pulpits
  • Boom gallows for main and mizzen
  • Kemp spars
  • Aluminum steps on main and mizzen masts
  • Profurl C42 (2008)
  • Whisker Pole (2008)
  • Running backstays
  • Standing rigging replaced (2008)

Rig: I=54′    J=16.83′   P=47.75′   PY=31.75′   EY=11.5′

Sails

  • Main sail, Neil Pryde with 3 reef points, 9 oz. cloth (2008) with Mack Pack sail cover (2010)
  • Jib, Lee Sails, 110% with foam luff and UV cover, 10 oz (2014)
  • Jib, spare, 105% with UV cover
  • Staysail, Hood, 9 oz.
  • Mizzen, Lee Sails with 2 reef points, 10 oz (2014) with Mack Pack sail cover (2010)
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker, Neil Pryde, 1500 sq.ft., 1.5 oz. (2008) with snuffing sock

Canvas

  • Larger dodger with opening front window and side grab bars; dodger extends well aft for good cockpit protection (2009)
  • Bimini (2014)
  • Large enclosure windows
  • Window covers for marina privacy and UV protection
  • Sunbrella cockpit cushions

Mechanical and Engine Details

Engine System

  • Original engine rebuilt 2008
  • Engine fuel pump, raw water pump, fresh water pump, alternators, wiring harness,
  • and starter replaced (2008)
  • Additional heat exchanger installed in series on main engine (2005)
  • Heat exchangers for engine and transmission (2009)
  • Engine mounts (2008)
  • Engine control cable (2008)
  • Dual raw water strainers with Y-valve to select intake (2008)- Aqualarm engine cooling water system alarm (2011)
  • Electric fuel pump (2015)
  • New mixing elbow (2017)
  • 75% of coolant and exhaust hoses replaced (2017)
  • Racor 75-1000FG fuel filter with vacuum gauge
  • Engine coupling: Vetus rubber bushings (2015)
  • Propeller shaft 1 3/8″ (2013)
  • Centak fiberglass wet exhaust; new raised thru hull fitting and all hoses replaced (2014)
  • Engine room blower plus separate fan

Engine Spares include:

  • Starter
  • Full 2nd set of unused rebuilt injectors
  • Belts, seals and gaskets, raw water impellers, zincs, and hoses
  • Mechanical fuel lift pump
  • fuel, air, and oil filters
  • alternator

Steering

  • Vetus hydraulic steering
  • Original copper tubing replace with industrial 3000 psi hydraulic hose (2008)
  • Wheel to pump drive chain replaced (2008)

Plumbing

  • All hoses replaced (2008)
  • Shurflo 2.0 GPM water pump (2015)
  • Sediment and carbon water filters (2008)
  • 12 gal. Raritan hot water heater (engine or 120v AC)
  • SK Watermaker 150 GPD (2008)
  • Jabsco aft manual head – brand new (2015)
  • Raritan PH2 forward manual head (2009)
  • Y-valve for overboard or to holding tank
  • Blake bronze seacocks
  • Johnson Viking 270 GPH bilge pump with 3/4″ discharge (2008)
  • Johnson L4000 4000 GPH emergency bilge pump with 1 1/2″ discharge (2008)
  • bilge pump LED activation indicator lights in saloon
  • 2 manual Henderson Mk V  bilge pumps
  • 50 gal. gray water tank
  • 100 liter holding tank with Henderson Mk V for manual pumpout or via deck

Electrical

  • 30 Amp AC shore power inlet and cord
  • All AC outlets GFI protected
  • 90% of wiring replaced with new tinned wire (2008)
  • Blue Seas AC/DC electrical panel (2008)
  • 3 Blue Seas battery switches to allow house battery bank splitting or combining
  • and allow alternator charging routing (2008)
  • Dual alternator charging; Electromaax 100 amp (2008), Electromaax 120 amp
  • (2014)
  • Balmar ARS-5 External “Smart” Alternator Regulator (2017) Protects battery bank from over charging.
  • 8 Trojan T105 house batteries; 900 amp hours (2014)
  • 1 4D Exide starting battery (2014)- All batteries in fiberglass boxes with 1″ web tie downs
  • Two Victron Centaur 60 amp battery chargers 120/220 AC volt input (2009 and
  • 2015)
  • Battery Life Saver BLS-12/24B battery desulfator (2010)
  • Motormaster Eliminator 1000 W pure sine inverter (2013)
  • Vector 350 W inverter (2011)
  • Blue Sky IPN Proremote battery monitor (2015)
  • One 120W & one 130W Kyrocera, and one 140W Tenesol solar panels (2009 and
  • 2011)
  • Two Blue Sky MPPT 2512i solar panel controllers (2009 and 2011)
  • Air Breeze wind generator mounted on top of mizzen mast with dedicated ammeter (2009)
  • All internal lights converted to LED except for fluorescent lights in heads
  • Cockpit LED red/white (2014)
  • Cockpit 12v outlet (2015)

Deck and Hull

Hull

The fiberglass hull is solid glass below waterline and varies in thickness from 1″ to 2″. In 2008 the hull was sanded down to bare glass and refinished with Ameron barrier coat system. The antifouling was last done in 2014. Bottom pain is copper based Ameron paint.

Deck

The decks are typically 1 1/4″ thick with 3/4″ balsa core and sealed at all points of penetration. The cabin top handrails withe replaced in teak in 2013.

Topside equipment includes:

  • Cockpit cushions with Sunbrella covers
  • Man overboard pole with flag, lifering, and strobe
  • Lifesling rescue system
  • Mast pulpits
  • Lifelines replace in 2008 with heavy duty 1/4″ wire upper and 7/32″ wire lower
  • Large opening gates midships port and starboard
  • Custom designed stanchion bases with eyes for line attachment for lashing (2008). Bases CNC machined form solid 7075-T6 aluminum and anodized for toughness and corrosion resistance. Core removed under stanchion bases and filled with epoxy.
  • Mooring cleats with aluminum backing plates (2008). When installed balsa core removed and filled with epoxy and attached with four 3/8″ bolts.
  • Additional heavy duty center bow cleat (2010). When installed balsa core removed and filled with epoxy and includes stainless steel backing plates top and bottom and attached with four 3/8″ bolts.
  • All mooring cleat bolts batch tensile tested to ensure strength
  • Revere 6-person liferaft (2009) Recertified (2017)
  • Two emergency tillers (one for above deck and one for below deck)- Cockpit jacklines (2009)
  • Wind vane (auxillary rudder system designed by M Company) with Spectra control lines, and Vespel control pulleys
  • Heavy duty davits (also support solar panels and antennas)
  • Jabsco anchor and topside washdown pump 4 gpm / 60 psi (2013)

Ground Tackle 

  • ABI Windlass for both chain and nylon rode with 150A breaker and remote pendant. Serviced in Jan 2017.
  • Rocna 33 kg primary anchor (2009). Re-galvanized (2015) with 285′ 3/8″ BBB chain
  • (2008). Re-galvanized (2012)
  • Bruce secondary anchor 20 kg with 30′ chain with 150′ 3/4″ nylon road (2008)
  • Danforth 42 lb. stern anchor with 30′ chain and 150′ 3/4″ nylon rode (2008)
  • Anchor locker doors rebuilt 2013 and interior anchor locker door new (2013)
  • Spare 60 lb. CQR anchor
  • 200′ 3/4″ nylon line
  • Jabsco washdown pump (2013)